The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 495 389 353
Rank change year-on-year
-106 -36
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 84 171 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 102 170
Average daily rate
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£349 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £97.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +639.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £170.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
- +1196.72%
SQL Server Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the England region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -20 46 £450 - 10
South East -21 8 £328 -6.76% 9
East of England -24 8 £338 +50.00% 1
East Midlands 0 6 £288 -20.68% 1
North West -10 5 £260 -20.00% 1
Yorkshire -27 5 £300 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -25 3 £285 -17.98% 4
South West -30 2 £245 +30.66%
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title.

1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 128 (65.64%) SQL
3 107 (54.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 101 (51.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 87 (44.62%) T-SQL
6 82 (42.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (31.79%) .NET
8 56 (28.72%) Finance
8 56 (28.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 50 (25.64%) C#
9 50 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
10 47 (24.10%) ETL
11 46 (23.59%) Microsoft
12 45 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (16.41%) ASP.NET
14 28 (14.36%) Banking
15 26 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (11.28%) Marketing
18 21 (10.77%) VB.NET
19 20 (10.26%) MVC
19 20 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (9.74%) MDX
20 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
21 18 (9.23%) Migration
22 16 (8.21%) OLAP
22 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
23 15 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
24 14 (7.18%) Investment Banking

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited SQL Server Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.03%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (9.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.54%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (54.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 101 (51.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 82 (42.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 56 (28.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (8.21%) OLAP
10 14 (7.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (4.62%) Star Schema
12 8 (4.10%) Relational Database
13 7 (3.59%) QlikView
14 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
14 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (2.56%) DTS
15 4 (2.05%) MS Access
16 3 (1.54%) Data Mining
16 3 (1.54%) SSDT
17 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.03%) WiX
4 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.51%) ERwin
5 1 (0.51%) Subversion
5 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (28.72%) Finance
2 28 (14.36%) Banking
3 22 (11.28%) Marketing
4 14 (7.18%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.64%) Manufacturing
5 11 (5.64%) Electronics
5 11 (5.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Retail
6 3 (1.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.79%) .NET
2 32 (16.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (9.74%) MDX
4 13 (6.67%) XML
5 12 (6.15%) Web Services
6 10 (5.13%) HTML
6 10 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.10%) WCF
8 6 (3.08%) WinForms
8 6 (3.08%) jQuery
9 5 (2.56%) CSS
10 4 (2.05%) WPF
10 4 (2.05%) HTML5
11 3 (1.54%) LINQ
11 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (1.54%) Ajax
12 2 (1.03%) XHTML
12 2 (1.03%) RESTful
12 2 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) DTV
3 9 (4.62%) NHS
4 7 (3.59%) Fixed Income
4 7 (3.59%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.08%) Replication
5 6 (3.08%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.54%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.54%) Clustering
6 3 (1.54%) Equities
7 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.51%) GIS
8 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (24.10%) ETL
3 26 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 20 (10.26%) MVC
4 20 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (9.23%) Migration
6 11 (5.64%) Programme Management
6 11 (5.64%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (5.13%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.62%) TDD
9 8 (4.10%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.10%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (3.59%) Data Migration
11 6 (3.08%) Integration Testing
11 6 (3.08%) Scrum
12 5 (2.56%) Data Management
12 5 (2.56%) Web Development
12 5 (2.56%) Fund Management
12 5 (2.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (65.64%) SQL
2 87 (44.62%) T-SQL
3 50 (25.64%) C#
4 21 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 12 (6.15%) VBA
6 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.59%) VB
8 6 (3.08%) C++
9 5 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.56%) VC++
10 3 (1.54%) Java
10 3 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.03%) XAML
11 2 (1.03%) VB6
12 1 (0.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (5.64%) Degree
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.54%) MCITP
4 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) MCTS
5 1 (0.51%) MCSE
5 1 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
1 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) WMI
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (23.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle
2 11 (5.64%) SAP
3 3 (1.54%) Tableau
3 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.03%) Sun
4 2 (1.03%) Cognos
4 2 (1.03%) Informatica
5 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.51%) Lotus
5 1 (0.51%) VMware
5 1 (0.51%) Telerik
5 1 (0.51%) Dundas
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.51%) Splunk
5 1 (0.51%) Sybase
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.51%) Jaspersoft
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